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America's Hidden Pandemic: 100 Million Suffer From Sleep Problems
Date:2/11/2010

ure can lead to a heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure and stroke. It contributes to up to seven million deaths each year! Lack of sleep is the REAL PANDEMIC we should be talking about,” describes Summers.

“Poor sleep seems to be a risk factor behind memory loss as well. Several studies have demonstrated how regular sleep improves memory. The brain replays memories during sleep to consolidate what it has learned during the day. Millions of pieces of new information are being stored in their proper places. If there is no sleep, there is no storage,” Summers continues.

There are several pharmaceutical and nutraceutical solutions for getting a good night's sleep. Many people turn to prescription sleep medications. They may work well, but often come with side effects ranging from morning grogginess and all-day sluggishness to more serious problems such as sleep-walking, sleep-driving, vomiting and even seizures. They can also cause serious drug dependence.

Over-the-counter medications are less potent, but not totally safe either. In fact, one of the most popular OTC sleep aid/pain relievers contains acetaminophen, an overdose of which is the leading cause of acute liver failure in the U.S.

“Only a fraction of people with sleep problems actually use pharmaceutical sleep medicine. We believe this is because people don't feel comfortable taking pharmaceutical drugs night after night, just to be able to sleep better. This is why natural sleep aids, such as Somniac PM, are gaining popularity,” says Tapio Tolonen, President of Aikon Wellness, Inc.

According to Tolonen, there are three types of natural sleep aids. Many people try a one-ingredient supplement such as Melatonin. The problem is that one-ingredient supplements only address one part of sleep. For example, Mel
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